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Hashtag #Whoi

During a recent trip to Husavik, Iceland, acoustic biologist Aran Mooney and his team dropped microphones down a cliff face near the burrows of nesting #puffins   to learn more about the soundscapes tha...

These thermal cyclers were hard at work this morning, running my last set of samples for my dissertation. Also got my first batch of sequencing data back, so I’m excited to see what these seals were e...

The comb jelly, a kind of ctenophore (pronounced teen-o-fore, meaning to bear combs) swims by fluttering tiny rows of paddling combs. When sunlight strikes the paddles, it creates flickering rainbows ...

"Under the sea, darling it's better down where it's wetter take it from me". On my way down to a methane seep off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Subtime! β™‘ . . . . . . . . . . #costarica   #pacific   #s  ...

Could you imagine a better feature for a fortress than carnivorous walls? Down through the microscope and into the world of the strange and very, very small, researchers watched as this coral caught a...

🌊🌏 @woodshole_ocean #HOVAlvin   expedition leader Todd Litke and pilot Danik Forsman prepare Alvin for a dive to a chain of volcanic seamounts along the east pacific rise. Researchers diving during this...

The RV Sikuliaq (background) is already celebrating five years of research missions, and has apparently been repainted the traditional darker blue since I took this photo. Here, back in 2014, Sikulia...

Let’s do a quick β€œget to know me” post because I bet only a handful of you know these interesting facts about me. ❄️ Did you know I’ve been to the Arctic circle three times? All three times have been ...

#HOVAlvin   expedition leader Todd Litke and pilot Danik Forsman prepare Alvin for a dive to a chain of volcanic seamounts along the east pacific rise. Researchers diving during this cruise explored the...

How would you like to go on an Antarctic cruise and participate in research on humpback whales with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI), joined by a filming crew from BBC Earth gathering footage...

Fun opening last night. Adaptations to Extremes at the Courthouse Gallery. Pictured: Psammochthonica anoxiki, 1 and 2. prints titled by Dr. Joan Bernhard and Dr. Samuel Bowser. #whoi   #nationalsciencef  ...

Today's #ImageOfTheDay   features an iceberg fallen from a glacier near Greenland. It's magnificent blue colour suggests that the iceberg is very old. When ice is recently frozen, there are plenty of ai...

For the next month, Saturdays are for some fun lab work! I'm sanding down otoliths that are a little too big to look at whole. . I use a mounting compound (read: glue) that melts on a hot plate to att...

🀘Our group's work in the Irminger and Labrador Seas was just featured in the Washington Post! Read more about the mission to document ocean circulation in the North Atlantic and how direct ocean obser...

This amphipod (Greek for different feet) is a common crustacean (Latin this time, literally crust, rind or bark!) that feeds mainly on salps. Though fierce in appearance, they rarely reach over an inc...

Repost via @woodshole_ocean β€œ #ThrowbackThursday   to another day aboard @nsfgov R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer. Here, #WHOI   engineering assistant Chris Basque lets out a line attached to a flotation sphere. T...

In 2010 Atlantis and her crew navigated the wild edges of hurricane Igor and two nameless nor'easters as they crossed the North Atlantic. Despite ferocious seas the vessel and her crew enabled the res...

The histioteuthis, or cock-eyed squid, sports eyes of different sizes, one bulging orb-like, and yellowed, the other small and dark. The lopsided arrangement is an adaptation to hunting and hiding in ...